- Data gifting, banking and sharing on 30-day plans
- Option to purchase online or in-store
- No international roaming
Diversifying away from its delivery service, Australia Post has a set of respectable 30-day prepaid phone plans.
The provider offers consumers a host of affordable plans which are packed with extra features including data banking, data sharing between plans on the same account and data gifting to other Australia Post customers.
Australia Post could be right for you if:
But keep in mind that Australia Post:
Australia Post uses the Optus 4G network to provide coverage to its customers.
If you need help or want to resolve an issue, Australia Post is available 8:30am–6pm AEST Monday to Friday or 9am–2pm AEST on Saturdays (excluding public holidays). You can:
Australia Post has a number of extra features on its mobile plans, mostly revolving around data.
Up to 100GB of unused data will roll over to the next month when you recharge before your plan expires.
If you have multiple 30-day expiry plans on the same account, data is automatically pooled between them. This can be convenient for a family or if you have multiple devices.
You can gift data in 1GB blocks to other Australia Post mobile customers.
The most you can gift is 5GB per month on the 30-day plans or 60GB over the year on the 365-day expiry option.
A couple of Australia Post's plans come with international call credit that you can use to make PAYG calls to any destination. This can be handy if you need just a little overseas calling credit.
For more coverage:
If coverage is an issue for you, check out ALDImobile which uses the Telstra 4G wholesale network, reaching 98.8% of the Australian population. It has a few plan extras, including data banking.
For big data:
If the 50GB on Australia Post's largest plan isn't enough, Circles.Life has up to 100GB for just $45 per month. It also runs on the Optus 4G network.
For a better long expiry:
Coles Mobile has one of the best 365-day expiry plans on the market: 120GB for $150, usually discounted to $119 for the first year.
You can easily order a mobile plan online from Australia Post's website or you can also buy a SIM in-store if you don't want to wait around for it to get delivered.
Otherwise, you can keep comparing mobile plans on Finder to discover one that better suits your needs.
What if I want to keep my current phone number?
You can choose to keep your existing mobile number when you sign up with Australia Post by selecting the option during SIM activation. Australia Post advises that the process could take up to 72 hours.
If your current mobile number isn't registered under your name, it might take a couple more steps. Read our guide on how to change ownership of your mobile number here.
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